Bashir: I have moral responsibility towards the people of the south and the agreement will not be ink on paper August, 5th, 2018.
Khartoum – August, 5th, 2018 – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said he has a moral responsibility to the people of southern Sudan. “We are one people in two states,” he said.
“We agreed on the difficult solutions in the Naivasha Agreement in 2005 to reach peace,” Bashir said in his speech following the signing of a peace agreement by Khartoum on Sunday with some details of a peace deal between his government and the ruling SPLM in the south.
“There is no more difficult situation than sacrificing the unity of Sudan for peace,” he said, but he said the sacrifice had not met its goals. “It left wars, displaced people and refugees.”
“I have a moral responsibility towards the people of southern Sudan,” he said.
He said the peace agreement in southern Sudan would not collapse. “The agreement will not be ink on paper, because it happened in the hearts as it was signed on paper,” he said. “The man is Bimsko from his tongue.”
Bashir said that all the opposition factions in southern Sudan signed the power agreement and security arrangements, announcing the continuation of Sudan in hosting the negotiations between the southern teams. “We will continue to put details and schedules and we will follow them step by step.”
As for Salva Kiir’s complaints about the lack of resources in his country, al-Bashir announced pumping southern Sudan oil in the next month. “Oil will be pumped up in advance to give opponents cars and offices.”
And praised the Cher, the countries of the region and the international community to support the negotiations of the southern teams, and said that Museveni came to Khartoum from his farm in his village wearing a bot, “I said to him,” You are fighting Magay. “